A rare pair of George I Irish Silver Trencher Salts of shaped octagonal form, made in Dublin in 1719 by John Billings.
Weight 100 grams.
These are a good pair of early Irish salt cellars. The marks being struck underneath the well are completely clear including the hitherto unrecorded mark of John Billings. Examples of Irish Trencher Salts are rare and these are amongst the best that we have seen.